The animal tracks run parallel to the shore, up about a hundred feet, in between the dune-grasses of soft Carolina sand. I glance back. My own footprints leave vague blobs in the hot powder. No one would be able to distinguish my footprints as human, size 8 ½, female.
Would humans be able to survive an environmental apocalypse? In her indelible piece Spoils, Katrina Holland projects us into a near future that is both all too familiar and beyond our imagining.
What do meerkats, elephants, orang-utans and octopuses have in common? In Emma Belanger’s newest creative non-fiction piece, learn about what makes mothers - animal and human ones alike - so special, and why the maternal instinct is both so strong and universal.
Life is often busy and has the tendency to pass by without us realizing it. Once in a while, it’s important to slow down, fully engage in the present moment, and become one with nature. What better way to do that than to read Emma’s debut poem “Becoming One?”